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Special election asks Meade County to increase cannabis licenses | Aug 30


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Meade County residents are voting on whether to increase the number of cannabis licenses today. The county currently allows for one medical dispensary license.

South Dakota’s congressional delegation wants the next Farm Bill to restore mandatory country of origin labelling. Republican U.S. Senators Mike Rounds and John Thune have already introduced a bi-partisan bill in the Senate to reinstate the labelling.

The merger of two watershed management districts in northeastern South Dakota is raising questions and concerns. Some say the change will create a district that’s too big to handle.

Main Street businesses across the state need to tell their story to compete with larger retailers. That’s a recommendation from Aikta Marcoulier, the state's new regional administrator for the Small Business Administration.

There’s a historic renovation project going on in the Black Hills. It’s a work opportunity for young people, 6,801 feet above sea level.

And more.

Megan hosts All Things Considered and the SDPB News podcast.